• PEOPLE NAME: AKRUKAY OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA


PEID: 9669

ROP: 100195

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Pacific Islanders

People Cluster: New Guinea

Language: Akrukay - (afi)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Papua New Guinea

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Population: 425

Global Population: 425


PEID: 9669

ROP: 100195

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Akrukay of Papua New Guinea, numbering 425, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the New Guinea people cluster within the Pacific Islanders affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Papua New Guinea. Their primary language is Akrukay. The primary religion practiced by the Akrukay is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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